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Utah Jazz vs. Milwaukee Bucks

February 4, 2024



The Milwaukee Bucks will travel to Salt Lake City, Utah to face the Utah Jazz at the Delta Center with the game scheduled for 8:00 PM ET on Sunday night and will air on Bally Sports Wisconsin.

Milwaukee has the 2nd best record in the Eastern Conference at 33-16 following a 129-117 win on the road against the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday which also ended their two-game losing streak. The success of the Bucks this season can be attributed to their offensive play as they enter this game averaging the 2nd most points per game in the NBA with an average of 123.88 points per game. Giannis Antetokounmpo and Damian Lillard have played pivotal roles in the success the Bucks have had offensively this season as they have combined for an average of 56 points and 12.9 assists per game while Giannis Antetokounmpo is 4th in the NBA in scoring with an average of 30.9 points per game. Defensively, Milwaukee has been below average as they are allowing an average of 119.94 points per game which is more than the league average of 115.53 points per game. The Milwaukee Bucks will look to build off the momentum following the win against the Mavericks on Saturday when they travel to face the Utah Jazz.

The Utah Jazz are on a three-game losing streak which has dropped them below .500 this season with a record of 24-26 and puts them in 10th place in the Western Conference. The Jazz have been a slightly above-average team offensively as they are averaging 117.64 points per game, however, Utah has been a below-average team defensively as they are allowing an average of 119.98 points per game which is the 7th most allowed per game this season in the NBA. Lauri Markkanen has been one of the best players on the team and leads the team in scoring and rebounds with an average of 23.6 points and 8.7 rebounds per game. The Utah Jazz will look to end their three-game losing streak when they host the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday night.

BookMaker has the Utah Jazz listed as 1-point favorites at home against the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday night. Utah has won six of the last ten while Milwaukee has won two of the last three meetings. The Jazz have covered the spread in six of the last ten while the Bucks have covered the spread in two of the previous three games in the series. The Milwaukee Bucks are 19-29-1 ATS overall, 9-14 ATS on the road, and 18-27-1 ATS as a favorite this season while the Utah Jazz are 28-21-1 ATS overall, 16-6 ATS at home, and 9-4 ATS as a favorite on the year.

Milwaukee has been the better team this season, however, Utah has been the better team in the last ten games in the series, winning six of the previous ten matchups. The Jazz have also been the better team at covering the spread in the last ten meetings as they have covered six of the previous ten games while also having been the better team at covering the spread this season with a record of 28-21-1 ATS overall and 16-6 ATS at home while the Bucks are 19-29-1 ATS overall and 9-14 ATS on the road. Lay the point with the Utah Jazz when they host the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday night. 

Spooky Express Pick: Utah Jazz -1